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different. >> now we have the accidents. if it is mostly in baltimore city. we'll get through it and each and every and show you the maps and coming up. >> i have the silver lining this morning. >> lots of sun shine. that's the key as you step out. we get a break from the humidity t is warm, dry and fair skies. we'll -- it is warm and dry and fair skies. let's check it out in terms of temperatures in the 60s this morning. 64 now in glen wood. and more of the same in columbia. and all this is courtesy of that front that moved through. look at what we have right now t is gorgeous. plenty of blue skies that will prevail. you don't have to worry about maryland's radar getting wet. no type of storms whatsoever but we will start to see a change in the forecast and look at that trend for you as tomorrow, that's the day. temperature 97 degrees but feeling like we're in the triple digits. right now let's head over to mike and a check of the traffic. >> and good morning to you. a couple of issues. baltimore city it is around the city points. let's go to the maps and where we -- where we are talking
weather. how hot it would feel coming up. >> a few issues to talk about across baltimore city. we'll detail that coming up. we'll take you outside coming up after the break. hi parents, big year for spelling. here's what the kids will n-e-e-d. ♪ pens and markers, paper wide ruled. ♪ ♪ hoodies, sneakers, tape, sticks of glue.♪ ♪ large boxes pencils, highlighters. ♪ ♪ sneakers and t-shirts. ♪ notebooks and jeans, ♪ notebooks and jeans, ♪ notebooks and jeeeeans, yeah! ♪ ♪ notebooks and jeans! announcer: school takes a lot, target has it all. >>> and we know when they start to get into if upper 630s and 70s we're going to start feeling it. we have a heat advisory to talk about so let me show you the yateses under the heat advisory that goes into effect at lunchtime today. basically every area in the orange color. that expires at 8:00 this evening but it could be reissued as we go into tomorrow because we still will be dealing with heat and humidity. temperatures this morning, we have 70 degrees -- [ no audio ] >> charlie, on to you. >>> who could kidnap cal rip
of the traffic with mike massco. >>> talking about baltimore city, impacted with the water main break from last week. expect tie ups, especially around light street. we will keeping an eye on 895, issues with the long-term construction, that's going to wrap up next month. 895 northbound, they are working on the bridge. by mid august that should be all taken care of. 69 a, ramp towards the westbound, route 372, going to give you problems this morning. we will talk about your traffic, coming up in a little bit. >>> 7 days in the darks one baltimore county community had to deal with. we will have a live report on what they are saying was the problem. and the latest on the timeline, detours and progress of baltimore's light street water main break. you are waking up to what is new in maryland. you nied power, you never know how much you need it until it's gone. june 29th, knocked out power for hundreds of thousands in the area. one community says the thing could have been avoided. linda so is live to explain. these people say this comes down to the trees. >> reporter: that's right. trees on this ro
-alarm fire. the very late nest live report from baltimore county. >>> and ocean city boardwalk gets high marks for a well- known magazine. what made it stand out above the rest. >>> another reason why you should never turn your back on a shark. why would you do it in the first place? not because it will eat you but apparently it will steal your underwater gear. those stories and more coming up this morning on good morning maryland at 5. >>> lsu fans may have a new rice a company in a state growing purple rice. it has health promoting compounds also found in blueberries and also in red wine. health experts say it has the health benefits similar to brown rice. it is only grown in the south in louisiana. >>> if you are feeling rested, you are not alone. baltimore is in the top 20 of the most rested cities. the study uteed government data for the most those in the most sleep deprived people not getting enough sleep more than half the time. >>> shipping your kids off to school may make you sad. a survey as taken of how moms feed when kid head off to school. 40% were the saddest family member
of downed wires and as we slide into baltimore city still talking about the issues due to the sink hole issue and again monument street affecting parts of north glover street. use route 40 as an alternative route. and the tunnels this morning, they are going to be jammed. 895 northbound between exit 7 and 8 we have roadwork as you head into harbor tunnel. and as you head towards fort mchenry tunnel, expect a slow go into the toll plaza due to long-term construction patterns going into the fort mchenry toll plaza. outside we go 95 at 695 looking towards the southwest. pretty good looking commute. another check on traffic coming up in less than 10. charley. >>> back to breaking news we told you about at 4:30. some people in baltimore county may have to find a new place to live temporarily. a two-alarm fire damaged units in an apartment building on yener lane in randeltown. and sherrie johnson is live on the scene. we understand -- randallstown. and sherrie johnson is live on the scene. those living at the complex tell quite a story. >> reporter: that's right. we have all new information f
: kelly, instead of putting out fires, a city of baltimore firefighter is accused of putting on parties with prostitutes. folks in the neighborhood say they just thought they were throwing after-hour parties because there were a lot of cars and a lot of women. >> there was a lot of fine women going up in there. you know, i didn't know what was going on. >> reporter: city police say there was a lot more to it than just that. they say 29-year-old jamar marvin simmons, a city of baltimore firefighter, and his firefighter, franklin coit, ran a sophisticated online prostitution ring. although the police will not go into details about this operation, they say they seized evidence that shows this had been going on for quite a while. >> various ledgers and documents would suggest that an online prostitution operation was being conducted from the location. >> reporter: also neighbors say unfortunately this area has a reputation for prostitution, but they never thought there would be anything going on like this just up the street. >> i've been living here for three years and i have children and i
it in writing. we have to make a decision, not just for the casino operator of baltimore city. we have to make a decision for what's best for the citizens of baltimore city. >> reporter: the governor has pledged to provide written form of the bill by the end of the week. anne arundel and prince george's counties are also getting the sale. >> i think if there isn't a majority, you probably won't have a special session. >> reporter: at baltimore city city hall, jeff hager. >> the clock is running down for the governor to call a special session and for lawmakers to approve table games. now baltimore's delegation argues it could hurt, but do they have a case? kelly swoope is live with a look at the numbers. >> investigators looked into how the new maryland live! casino affected the casino in perryville. in 26 days the casino took in $28 1/2 million. it appears to be cutting into perryville's take. in june they generated less than $8 million. that's a 21% drop in revenue from the month before and almost 10% less than hollywood casino made in june of last year. keep in mind, maryland live! hasn't be
it was over the 40,000 mark. baltimore city, baltimore county continue to be the big areas with nearly 130,000 people without power. howard, carroll, harford, you're slowly coming back to normal. you'll see under this there's a car. joce sterman came upon it today. >> reporter: that car is one of the stories. these people in the 1100 block of east northern parkway, they have a sidewalk to contend with. worse than that they can't get into their house. four huge trees are blocking their house as we speak. they have lots of cleanup. their story is one of many we saw over baltimore city today. if you want to get to judy willie wells' house it's going to take worth. >> this is the path way. >> reporter: four fallen trees have trapped wells and others. they have been yanked from the ground and pulling sidewalks with them. >> this is like hitting the lottery. >> reporter: not in a good way. >> no, not in a good way. >> reporter: you can't go a few blocks without finding another problem tree. in hamilton they've taken down power polls -- poles and wires. they are trying to get the electricity flow
who knows a lot about school funding brings his knowledge and experience to baltimore city schools today. brent jeffcoat took all 80 of greenville south carolina schools and transformed the financially strapped system in six years. so now he is going to help out baltimore city schools. he says he can. he has 35 years experience and he is going to talk about how a similar plan could actually work here. we will let you know how it goes. >>> tomorrow we are going to find out who gets nominated for the 64th annual prime time emmy awards. critics think the abc hit show modern family is going to win again. this year's nominee will be unveiled tomorrow morning in los angeles. so we will keep you posted on that. >>> the dark knight opens on friday and already tickets are going on sale. listening to -- listen to this for 100 to $150 on craigslist for a movie. some are more than that. so people have been snatching up the first seats for the midnight showing for the dark knight. >>> now "good morning maryland." >> reporter: we are live in downtown baltimore where the water main break is snagg
for baltimore city police commissioner fred bealefeld who left an impact on charm city going after criminals determined to catch the bad guys with guns. according to city leaders, bealefeld wants to spend more time with his family and will officially retire coming up tomorrow. >>> everyone heads to ocean city for a good time on the boardwalk and the beach and the restaurants. it's hard not to enjoy yourself. but this morning, we have a warning for you. and sherrie johnson is is here with more and specifically, what are police saying for those heading to ocean city. >> reporter: within the past month, there's been three attempted sexual assaults at ocean city. police warn women to be extra careful in this resort town. authorities with the ocean city police department say someone is targeting young females finishing up a night of partying and taking advantage of the situation. on each attempted assault, the girls were able to fight back and get away from the attacker. now police tell us all three of the attacks happened between 15th and 62nd street in ocean city. >> we would strike to -- try t
the death of the former baltimore city mayor and shaffer, shaffer will learn his fate. tensions could run high in new york over sugary drinks and the possible ban. a public hearing on bloomberg's plan to ban drinks in a fight against obesity. m and t will finish transforming football field in to a soccer field for the match between the hot spur and liverpool football club. >>> we saw the big bear, the big bear, the baby bear was yesterday. that bear walked in to a sears, asked where the electronic section was and no one helped him. >> you got jokes this morning. i hike that. we are warm, 75 degrees now in baltimore as we go down to cape hatteras. 78 there. the interior, that's the hottest. 87 st. louis. cincinnati 82. temperatures in the afternoon in the triple digits. it's going to feel like the triple digits to us once we add in the humidity. satellite and radar, not a lot. we have showers and thunderstorms in to indiana. we could see thunderstorms sparking as we go in to the afternoon. a cold front will slides through the area. manchester, beautiful sunrise, we could see the high cirru
, from trees down to nearly 70 miles per hour wind gusts across baltimore city. we're going to show you more storms on the radar coming up in just a little bit. >> listen, unless it's served with wine and prime rib, living by candle light is miserable and some of you have been in the dark since 11:15 friday night and cheryl conner is live where people flip the switch and get nothing. >> reporter: that's right. we have seen the problems all weekend long and of course there are power outages across the entire baltimore area, we're standing in the heart of it, northwest baltimore, and i want to show you what we've been looking at throughout the weekend. there are dark traffic lights and drivers who think, we don't have to stop. so many impatient people. this has been an issue for 48 hours now with these traffic lights out and also a tree blocking the road, it's likely to be an issue heading into the monday morning commute. let's face it sweating it out with no air-conditioning is tough on everyone, trying to sleep, forget about it and then the waisted food, chicken, pizza french are fries
week begins in baltimore city and linda so is live at cafe city in mount vernon. you have been whipping things up all morning for us. what are you bringing back to us? >> reporter: yes, i am going to taste in. >> have you tasted it. >> reporter: hold on a second. but first, tons of restaurant you ken joy. great -- you can enjoy and tons of food and thanks for joining us. so, a lot of restaurants participating this year. >> we have 96 restaurants participating including city cafe. they -- we have a full website so you can search for restaurant by menu or quiz seen type or neighborhood -- cuisine type or neighborhood. there will be pricing information and you can make reservations and figure out how to park or take public transit. >> reporter: and two main price points. >> dinner 20.12 or 30.12 and two course lunch for 15.12. >> reporter: and chef you have been a great sport cook this great stuff. you've impressive menu for restaurant week. >> yeah. absolutely. not only from the four appetizers five entrees and three desserts to choose from. you can't go wrong with it. >> reporter: and yo
in baltimore city and surrounding counties. these centers will be be opened from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. now each center will have cool air and free water. baltimore city housing has opened two shelters overnight for people without power. just giving them a place to stay. we are under a code red heat alert through today and health officials recommend you remember to drink plenty of water or juice, avoid alcohol and caffeine and wear light colored clothing. during the extreme heat check on your senior citizens as well. make sure they are safe. you can log onto abc2news.com for a complete list of the cooling centers and we have information here and we have the address and telephone numbers for you so you know where to go. and that's all located on the home page. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> more crews are arriving in maryland bringing the total up to a level it was after hurricane irene last year. for a lot of people, that's not good enough. angela says she he lost power friday night along with her entire neighborhood in randallstown and can't remember how many times she says she called bge and
a man in montgomery and two elderly one in baltimore city and wicomico. let's check in with meteorologist mike match theasco to see how things are going -- mike masco. >> we sit at 70 degrees and a comfortable morning. calm wind and visibility around 10 miles. that's good news. 71 dover. down towards salisbury at 70. you notice the dew points into the 60s and a few 50s towards york. a comfortable morning and we have clear skies overhead. so we will forecast mostliy skies. 94 for the two -- mostly sunny skies. 49 for the -- 94 for around two. let's get the check on the timesaver traffic and remember we have nearly a hundred traffic lights out across the city and surrounding areas. treat each intersection with a dead light and a four way stop. one issue so far this morning we have blocked ramp on 695 inner loop at route 7 in philadelphia road. outside a live look at 695 at 295. clear sailing for now but that's certain to change later this morning. drive times looking like this. 11 minutes about across the board. 695 outer loop from 95 to # 3. and also the outer -- 83 a
. baltimore city we have an accident off 83 and construction will continue certainly a long-term project we will have to deal with monument street is closed down again probably subject to closure over the next several days involving that sink hole. outside for a live shot and we will show you 95 at eastern avenue pretty smooth sailing thus far right now. we will talk more about traffic that's coming up in just a little bit. and there's the shot charley look at that beautiful shot. 695 and harford road. >> 5:33 on this friday morning. back to break news for. you some in baltimore county looking for a place to stay after a two-alarm fire broke out overnight. started around 2 this morning. and abc2 news sherrie johnson has the latest. you've been you can -- talking to people who were there when the fire started. >> reporter: they are telling me they believe that it started from a kitchen fire. but fire investigators are trying to figure out the exact cause. that's what neighbors that live here say and they say it's all very scary. they just heard smoke detectors going off loud noises and then
main break in downtown baltimore. the city has a plan but it's going to take a while. charley crowson is live at the work scene and charley being we hear from the board of public works that will hit up city hall for more money but is there money there? >> yeah. 31,000 dollars is what they will ask for for emergency funds and whether or not the money is there is going to remain to be seen. that meeting is scheduled for later this morning. and we can only assume it's going to be to address this, this huge water main break from monday afternoon. blocking traffic from all the way down to lombard back up to baltimore. big congestion and commuting problems buch businesses and hotels and residents water piping and getting water pressure back is a concern. we are showing you temporary pipes brought in. this is running water to businesses on the west -- east side of the street. west side is without power. we talked to the manager at the 7-eleven and they are having trouble so they are closed for business. we want to show you something. we picked up this half an hour ago. you will only see this
to the other source and baltimore city right out towards white marsh seeing good downpours of rain. rainfall rates from a half to 3/4 of an inch and we will go up towards the north running along 95 past the maryland house seeing good downpours of rain this morning. just be aware, we have pounding of water. 73 in town. easton at 75. you noticed everything running from west to east this morning and that will be pushing off towards our south. through the course of this morning. it's going to be muggy at 77 around the 8:00 hour a mild day today. not hot. 87 degrees around the 4:00 hour and dropping back down to 80 around 8. we will talk about the forecast in less than 10. lauren cook has a check on what do you do traffic? >> traffic. >> hi. >> your weather and i am traffic except for last week we are dealing with problems in howard county a traffic light is going to be out at the intersection of route 108 right at columbia road. and big problems on 95. we are dealing with an accident up in harford county alodge the southbound lanes at the -- along the southbound lanes. another accident southboun
. let's swing it around the area and again it's steady heavy rains around baltimore city. you go out towards the beltways and 70. columbia seeing pretty good down pours and out towards essex from 695 towards essex and the chesapeake is seeing good downpours of rain and north of town right around westminster still seeing some of the lightning bolts coming down and that's going to move towards the south and east. we have a flash flood warning in parts of frederick county and we will show you cooler temperatures coming up in a little bit guys.>> this week we will finally get some sort of reprieve from thestifling temperatures we have been experiencing. they blanketed much of the country and here in maryland it's been especially bad. this weekend temperatures in our area reached triple digits. making it uncomfortable anddownright dangerous. sherrie johnson joins with us more on what people are doing and those who fell victim to the heat. >> reporter: yes, finally a break from the heat we have learned so far in maryland, 13 people have died because of the extreme heat. that's according to
in baltimore city. meteorologist wyatt everhart has more and brian kuebler toured the market. he has you covered. we want to start with the talk of the time. people are still without power. more than 200,000 of your friends and neighbors came to relax. bge said it could take until the end of the week to restore power. two thirds of bge customers have their power back but there are still tens
coming up. >>> top story this evening, baltimore city's fire chief will get a waive and contract extension. this has drawn sharp criticism from firefighters and union leaders. christian schaffer is in downtown baltimore where the reaction was less than receptive. >> reporter: chief james clack of the fire department makes $161,000 already, today the board of estimates extended the contract through the year 2018 with raises of $3000 each year at the end of the contract, for the making, $190,000 a year. this is drawn fire of course because of all the talk of the past several weeks and months over the closure of three fire companies in baltimore city, truck 15, east baltimore, truck 10 west baltimore, squad 11 southeast baltimore. the heads of both of the union that represent firefighters and fire office testified here against the raise saying the members haven't gotten raises and the chief shouldn't either. the firefighters rejected a raise that was proposed to them during the negotiations, their response to that was, sure you are you were going to give us a raise but going to incr
. here in the city of baltimore, there were tens of thousands of people without power. the city had workers knocking on doors trying to find these people and in some cases rescue them in the intense heat we had after the power went out. they are asking for a study to find out where some power lines might be buried and whether that could be helpful. the mayor knows people needed help and hoping the power companys will provide it in the future. >> with the heat continuing to rise and the length of times out power continued to lengthen, these people would need additional assistance, we were able to get that lift. our hope is moving forward we will be able to get it sooner. >> reporter: mayor asking bge to increase the number of tree trimming and limb trimming that goes on before the storm so when one hits it's not as serious. christian schaffer, abc2 news. >> was she concerned about the lack of resources or the response time? >> reporter: i think she was pleased with the level of resources put in here based on her comments. it's the people here in baltimore city without power in the h
radar and confirm the rain that has been falling from baltimore city all the way down towards dundalk. seeing steady heavy rain. 695 towards white marsh a good downpour rain. a 73 degree reading right now in the city limits. 76 down towards dc. and look at york at 73 degrees. so we are starting to see cooler temperatures coming in. the dew point values that measures the amount of moisture coming down considerably in york. now down to 61. so we will talk lower humidity and going for 87 later today. another check on the forecast coming up in less than 10. lauren cook has a check on traffic. how we doing. >> reporter: well, we are dealing with several accidents across the region. trouble out in frederick where an accident is blocking two eastbound lanes of interstate 70. that's at woodbine road. you can stick with route 1 # 4 as an alternate. more problems in howard county where the traffic lights are out. there's an accident in baltimore city in canton on highland avenue at eastern avenue and heading out to 95, here's what it looks like in white marsh. everything up to speed at route 43
in baltimore city closed their doors for good. what it could mean for you as a response time and which companies are staying open a few months more. >> and it may be hot but if you plan to spruce up your lawn we have tips on what to do to mack it look the best on the block. monday morning, thanks for joining us. i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. hot temperatures out there and lightning overnight. another band of severe weather moving across parts of virginia. and pennsylvania and scattered throughout maryland. behind it could cooler temperatures be in the future? let's check in with meteor will gist mike masco in for lynette what is in store. >> we are hoping cooler temperatures come in. it's going to be lower humidity today. but still some storms popping across the area. look at the houston shoreline getting rocked with storms. ocean city towards dover much of the attered showers and stea showers especially a-- and lightning coming down and that's going to cross along 70s. there could be a localized flash flooding. we have local area roadways in central franklin county or f
the roots. just got to make do. >> reporter: people making do from howard county to baltimore city where government officials work to get it right. baltimore, that means extending the hours of city pools, and adding cooling centers. trying to make the heat and no power somewhat palpable wheel city leaders hold bge accountable for restoring power at a quicker rate. >> right now our restoration rate has fallen behind the state average. that is not sat test factory -- satisfactory. >> reporter: baltimore city is saying this is the third worst storm in the city's history. >> it seems hot that they're in the getting the power back on. >> reporter: they're trying. they're below the average statewide but they're trying hard. >> thank you. listen, are you planning that family vacation? the latest vacation scam making the rounds and how to avoid being taken. mashed potatoes and gravy. mac 'n cheese... mashed potatoes and gravy! mac 'n cheese. [ male announcer ] now you don't have to pick a side. buy any kfc 10 pc meal or larger and choose two more large sides free. today tastes so good. t a bike
>>> now, abc 2 news at 5:30. >>> right now, a baltimore city firefighter is charged with running an online prostitution ring. jamar marvin simmons, a 10-year veteran of the fire department, was arrested. we'll have much more coming up at 6. >>> good news tonight when it comes to the health of the chesapeake bay. according to reports, maryland is on track to meet its goals for improving the health of the bay. maryland has exceeded its cover crop goal as far as the future goals. the report says urban septic system pollution -- >>> students in baltimore are showing progress in math but not so much in reading. the state department of education results were released today. >>> we start tonight focusing on your money and the taxes that you pay. it's convenient. open 24 hours and right now it's tax-free. we're talking about online shopping. but all that tax-free shopping may soon change. >> how about organic green iced tea? >> reporter: if you buy anything from a store in washington, d.c., the sales tax is 10%. but if you bought something online from a business that doesn't have a phys
scale prostitution bust involving a baltimore city firefighter. >>> we have free parking. >> tonight we reveal load of free byes to get your road trip on a budget. abc 2 news aat 11:00 starts right now. >> we will take aa look over at the key bridge. a few rain clouds popping up early in the day, even had showers in the area this evening. so the big question is it still raining? meteorologist way cat joins us now with a look at what's going on. i see a little spotty action on the radar behind you. >> spotty showers beginning to fizzle out but it was rain that's welcome. we are still several inches behind where we should be rain fall wise. so showers diminishing now, yes but we had descent ones early. clouds holding tough. the main weather continues to be if states to the south, carolina down through georgia, tons of rain and thunderstorm action tonight here. pretty quiet with temperatures around 80 still. so it is a warm, humid evening. into the 80s some spots could hit 90. you want to know the temperature hour by hour right where you live you can find it, down load the weather an ask f
and talk about storms in the mix. >> thank you. new, a shocking case of animal cruelty in baltimore city. a dog down to bare skin and bones left for dead in a trash can. the dog did live. we have more on this disturbing story. >> reporter: that dog is about five, a pit bull. the care takers at the shelter say he should weigh about 50 pounds, he weighs 28. still he appears to be recovering about as well as can be expected. they named him thor after he was brought into the shelter this past monday. the officer called out to the 1700 block of coo le's street for a report of a stray dog. >> it was unclear where the dog was. so the officer went to the area and was looking for it and found it in the trash can. >> reporter: a trash can behind one of the row homes on the block. the dog was weak and near death. you can see his spine and ribs coming out. there are also pressure sores apparently from sitting in a confined space for long periods of time. this is severe abuse and neglect to have done something like this. >> reporter: now hillary said she will be his foster owner. >> just a strong l
in baltimore county and baltimore city. bge still has out of town crews helping repair the damage. they say the majority are out of the homes and not big sections of the neighborhood. if you or a loved one are still without power you should contact bge. right now the call center is staffed 24 hours a day. you can contact them through the website and you can get in touch with them by twitter and facebook as well. >>> like we just said many are just a few houses on the street here or there while the rest of the neighborhood has power. we found one of those outages in a home where power is the only way for the people there to get to bed. tony talked to a woman named judi about why she has been sleeping on the couch in the past week. >> reporter: you have everything. >> christian has something to statement. >> is the camera work something. >> reporter: and hopes the power company is listening. >> i need to talk to you. >> reporter: they had to sit outside tonight to beat the heat inside. >> i'm -- if she gets to hot. she may go into seizures. >> reporter: she has cp and walks with two canes
made the 5 of the 700 reports across the area, hartford, to baltimore city. i got to facebook message in rosedale with war zone like conditions. just impressive stuff. take a look at the pictures we got in. powerlines are down and as we head towards chester town, both toppled with wind 70 miles an hour from michael. just impressive pictures. send those pictures to facebook. here's what's going on guys. we're kind of sandwiched between two weather events. dallas warning in norfolk and virginia beach. this is going to be a dangerous storm event from detroit back  towards cincinnati and columbus. does it make into the baltimore viewing area? once again, we'll answer that coming up. >>> millions are frustrated. we know you had it up to here with sweating. abc 2 news cheryl connor with a family. >> reporter: there's no cleaning up the storm at the brian house in edgewater. an accident that police say can only be blamed on matter nature took their son kevin life. >> you would have never thought you driving down the road a tree falls on you and kill you. >> reporter: parts of 25-year- ol
cigarettes the average price is now more than $5 a pack. >>> new, baltimore city will receive seven and a half million dollars of a 175 million-dollar settlement with wells fargo over accusations it discriminated against minorities, in violation of fair labor laws in 36 states. baltimore filed the suit in 2008 because of the subprime lending practices targeted minority neighborhoods in the city. >> if you are african american or latino, you are more likely to be placed in a subprime loan or pay more for the mortgage loan though you are qualified and deserved better treatment. >> they have agreed to commit to lending more than 400 million in baltimore city for the next five-years with more than 100 million for low and moderate income residents. >>> new report showed foreclosures are up from 26% from the end of last year. california based report says that one in 300 homes in foreclosure in maryland. they report there is about a 8% drop from this time a year ago. >>> that pit bulldog rolling in maryland is on hold after the court ruled that pit bull owners would be liable if the dog
we get to that, 15 baltimore city schools have been closed as a result of the power outages. for other closures look at the bottom of your screen. >>> are we doing weather or traffic first? look at that rainbow. you are the ray of sunshine. >> a beautiful shot sunshine glistening off of the key bridge. this is encouraging news. we got sunshine to go to work. up to 90, it's lower humidity today. 72 in town. a very mild 80 degrees in dc. rain cooled 72 salisbury. the clouds are thinning out. last six hours showing the storms, violent storms moving through, tons of lightning in the city limits. we were talking about 1200 bolts of lighten in an hour. 93 degrees today. we will rinse and repeat, isolated chance of a shower or gusty thunderstorm. tonight, we are down to around 70 degrees, partly cloudy, the threat of a shower or storm does linger. a look at traffic this morning, 6:00, unfortunately we don't have good news for you. blocked 95 northbound at the fort mc henry tunnel. traffic redirected towards the left tube. this is going to be a mess. speeds are seeing reduced speeds
that coming up in just a little bit. let's check traffic with baltimore city we are expecting continued delays this morning as light street is closed between east baltimore and lombard street. that's due to last week's water main break. also keeping an eye on long- term construction continuing on 895 northbound between route 2 and frank ford avenue because of bridge repairs and towards parts of 695 between route 1 and 59 minor construction. 695 live shot, pretty good looking commute. the drive times this morning again starting out pretty early. nice commute 23r 9 -- commute from 95 to 83 a 12-minute drive. another check on traffic and weather in a little bit. >>> breaking news at least 11 people are dead fog a -- following a crash in south texas. that happened in the town of goal add 100 -- goal goe lee add in -- goliad. all victims were in the same pickup truck. police are not saying how bad conditions are this morning. >>> it's 4:32. we are getting new information out of aurora colorado. that shooting that killed 12 and injured 58. james holmes sits in solitary confinement and the president
can take advantage of the cooling centers in baltimore city and surrounding counties. these centers will be opened from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. a each will have cool air and free water and we are still under a code red heat alert through today. and health official recommend you remember to dry water and juice and avoid alcohol and caffeine and wear light clothing during the extreme heat. remember to check on those senior citizens. and you can log onto the website at abc to us -- abc2news.com and we have a list of the cooling centers and we have the addresss also if you need to telephone number as well. so we have a complete list over here and let's see if it goes down there. well, maybe not. we have a complete list here located on the home page. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> thanks. >>> 5:33. funeral services are happening today for a fallen marine from laurel. lance corporal eugene mills died last week while in afghanistan. he was 21 years old. services are being held this morning at 11 at grace church in fulton. he will be buried at arlington national cemetery at a laterdate. >>> histor
70. kent island and 67. >>> let's get a check of traffic. issues downtown and baltimore city and the water main break and lombard is closed. that will be for some time. if you are going to make a long weekend. we have issues to talk about. the bay bridge between drive and the bridge. we have construction that will slow the speeds up and send it out to 895 where there is con and all due to construction at this point. look at the speed 20 miles an hour as you approach the 69th stride exit. this is 695. it looks like a good sunrise. the roads are not too bad. another check on traffic coming up in a bit. >>> when it comes to food and kids, many know how difficult it is getting the children to make healthy cheeses. hear from one advocate and how you can help pick outed into can help them out down the road. >>> and animal control and police race to a home after calls from a dangerous animal in the backyard. why they left without taking that beast away. as we go to break a live look at harbor east. shops opening up to tell you about. j crew among them. back with more in a moment. le
in baltimore city. 895 into the route 2 frank first avenue a slowup due to -- due to constuck and toll plazas -- construction and toll plazas into the fort mchenry along # 5 northbound between toll plaz -- 95 northbound between toll plazas speeds have been knocked down. more construction delays towards the south moving along pennington avenue and ordinance road. you will see sighups due to construction. a live shot shows a -- not a bad looking shot. there's another shotfor you? we will show youch the drive times route 43 -- you. the drive times 95 to 83, 11 minutes and 795 to 95, just about 12 minutes. charley. >>> as masco mention monument street will be closed for a few days more while crews continue to repair the large srchg shoal. b -- searching hole. engineers are using radar technology to see other damage was done to pipes underneath the searching hole. >>> break news some in baltimore county will need a place to stay after a two-alarm fire that started after 2 this morning near the 3600 block of yeno lane. the fire is in randallstown and first called in officially at 2:30. 12 units dam
in the death of family friend. attorneys will meet with the judge today. >>> police in baltimore city are trying to find a man wanted for murder. this man, 23-year-old kiko stern, he hangs around the bel air edson area, wanted in a murder that happened in may. if you have idea where he is, call 911 as quickly as possible. >>> all of the people charged in the st. patrick's day attack in baltimore pled guilty. the attack on the tourist was caught on cell phone video. the suspect was seen punching and man and sentenced to three years in prison but will serve a year. the other two suspects are on probation. the fourth suspect, baldwin, faces three years in jail as well. >>> arundel county executive will go on trial. leopold is accused of losing security detail to cover personal matters. he is charged with misconduct. he will go on trial september 4th. no comment from the office. >>> we learn how students performed in the maryland school assessment test , the results were made available at 9:00 this morning. let's turn things over to education reporter sherrie johnson, she is out live thi
in baltimore city among heavy strike outny with residents and fire -- scrutiny of residents and firefighters, truck 10 has been given an extension until october when it will show down, but residents say safety really is their main concern. >> they saved my life. i passed out here near the woods and they came me, and brought an ambulance to me and came and saved my life. >> i would )a÷say bthe !k÷7gov would need to look somewhere else to cut the budget than to mess with the fire department. >>> tom blast within the fire department says the city's fire response time is still quicker than the national average. they claim these changes won't slow down the response time. >>> the people behind the st. patrick's day beating pleaded guilty today. aaron parsons the suspect who in the studio was sentenced to three years in prison, a judge sentenced two of the suspects davis and deangelo carter to time served and probation. and baldwin, the fourth person in the video had already been in trouble for another crime and faces three years in jail. >>> top officials at johns hop kins i don't want say the
ahead. >>> looking forward to that. also new this morning firefighters in baltimore city were busy overnight two. two separate two alarm fires and video to show you. one affecting a historic site. came awfully close to the gas station. also this morning, a lifeguard fired for doing his job. what he did now has got other lifeguards calling him away from the scene. that story a lot of you talking about on facebook this morning. "good morning maryland." i'm charlie crowson. alongside mike masco. megan is out live this morning. >> she looks hot out there too. >> it's warm. >> but megan always looks great. >> you said it not me. >> i knew you'd run with that. >> you know we are right there. right there. >> another story by the way we're going to put on the facebook about the san diego fireworks last night. a whole 20 seconds of -- >> big bang rocket goes off. before i ever started. >> that's a good story. 79 degrees charlie. we're starting off very, very muggy and mild. take a look. and maryland's most powerful radar showing a few of the scattered showers and storms out near deep creek.
. baltimore city place will staff police officers at all city movie theaters whether showing the dark night rises or not, this is not to alarm anyone or a response to any kind of real >> i think an attack at a movie theater hits home for individuals, i know other cities like new york have taken similar actions. we want to make sure people have an enjoyable time. the police are there. we are doing what they pay us to do. >> bay the time the matinee showing of the movie today, movie goers are aware of what happened in colorado. coming up we will speak with some of them and get their reactions as they walked in to our local theaters. brian kuebler, abc2 news. >>> the shooting forced the cancellation of the premier of the movie. crews spent the day taking down the red carpet display for the premier. workers were spotted along the front of theater. the studio released a statement this afternoon saying warner brothers and the film makers are deeply saddened to learn about this shocking inaccident. we extend sympathys to the families and loved ones of the victims at this tragic time. >>> president
that in baltimore city, but as you head towards dc, still under that watchnot 10:00. i do expect. you're still under that watch but we have to go all the way down towards parts of caliber county and some ferocious storms moving through the dc area. this is going to make a run for lexington park and then off shore. so the good news is not too severe weather across the city limits, but it's stillworm outside. 89 degrees. we got to our record of 100 degrees today. we will hit our normal values as we head into tomorrow. there could be an isolated stormx but the best shot will be toward the south. i'll have the seven day coming up in just a bit. >> well the heat wave should break tonight, but not before it has taken the lives of 13 people. 13 people died in our area. it's been a struggle for those without electricity for more than a week. cheryl conner has more. >> reporter: they knocked on doors and knocked again. a few hours went by before volunteers with the maryland defense force foun people without power who needed them. harry smith was happy to see the men and women in unistorm show up to his house
an accident to tell you about in baltimore city. right an pulaski highway at crescent street. parkville here at harford road everything up to speed. nothing to get in your way this morning. that will be the same case over on the west side of the beltway as we check in and take a live look actually first let's look in parkville. no problems getting up to # 83. and here's what the west side looks like at baltimore national pike. you'll notice everything nice and clear here as well and traffic picking up in the area right around the outer loop at liberty road though. only 95 as we pull up the drive times no concerns in white marsh, four minute trip from 43 down to the beltway. 95 nice and clear from the fort mchenry tunnel. from the beltway to the toll plaza eight minute ride and 83 no problems whatsoever on the jfx from the beltway to east fayette street 11 minute ride. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> today drivers in baltimore county will have four new speed cameras to worry about and remember this. you can see the locations on your screen -- now the cameras will be active from 6:00 a.m.
closures expected in baltimore city through the course of the morning hours. certainly avoid that. let's looking at the beautiful shot. 695 showing us all clear and we will be talking more about the traffic and your weather together that's in less than ten minutes now onto you. >>> it's supposed to be a night of fun and celebration for fans of the film series batman. a big premier 12:01 friday night. many people thought what they saw was all part of the show in colorado. it was not the case as a gunman kills 12. let's go to colorado for the latest on this investigation. renee. >> reporter: well, the suspect is not cooperating with police. he is lawyered up and not answering questions. that's coming from the police chief in aurora, colorado. this hearing that will happen today, we are expecting it will be brief but it's the first time we see and hear from the suspected shooter. >> matt mcquinn. makalea medics. ver onicca oiz. >> reporter: one by one a city mourner promising never to forget those who died ann an emotional vigil. the community came together to grieve. >> tonight we reach
minor congestion this morning. we will take you to the city limits baltimore city again dealing with the issues on lomb board street and because of last week's water main breaks. certainly use all the terntive routes to avoid the area. outside we go, 695 ready good looking shot this morning in the drive times showing us conditions are look pretty good on the road. 95 to 83 a 12-minute commute. 795 and 695 to fort mchenry tunnel, about 8 minutes. more traffic and weather in less than 10. charley now over to you. >>> a developing story overnight as 11 people are dead following a pickup crash in texas 100 miles southeast of san antonio. all those injured were in the same ford f250. police are not telling us how bad the other people involved are. the case remains under investigation. 11 dead and just south of san antonio. >>> it's expect to be a emotional day in colorado as the man accused of going on a shooting rampage will make an appearance in court. police say james holmes opened fire during the opening of the dark knight rises early friday morning and sherrie johnson is standin
color. baltimore city, county, you are under that through the remainder of today. i will talk about when the heat wave will break, those details coming up. >>> if you are traveling through the tunnels this morning, construction does continue on 895, no delays. the northbound lanes of 895, clocking in at 58 miles per hour. 95, white marsh, no problems at route ro43, an easy ride in to the city. as we pull up drive times, no problems on the jfx. 11 minutes to downtown east fayette. 695 clear on the outer loop towards 95. that will tick you eleven minutes. eleven minutes from 95 up to 83. >>> breaking news come out of north baltimore, police are investigating a triple shooting. it happened near del reese park. linda so is live this morning from police headquarters with more on what happened. >> reporter: here is what we know so far, police say the shooting happened inside a house. one person is dead, two people taken to the hospital. police repond responded to 5508 at 1:30 when they got there they found two men and one mom shot. one man was taken to shock trauma. investigators were on the s
prostitution ring with a baltimore city firefighter at the center of their investigation. two men have now been taken into custody, 29-year-old ja mar simmons who has been with the baltimore city fire department for more than a decade. also in custody 34-year-old franklin koit. earlier this week police raided a house on pulaski street in west baltimore. inside they say they found ledgers, documents and computer equipment detailing a large- scale operation along with condoms and other sexual toys. >> just a lot of fine women going up in there and, you know, i didn't know what was going on. >>> the firefighter, ja mar simmons who you see there on your left has a previous sex trafficking charge dating back to 2010. in that case he received probation before judgment and that allowed him to keep his job with the department. if he had pleaded guilty or been convicted, obviously he would have lost his job. now he's being suspended without pay. >>> two teens have confess today killing a former teacher and principal from chesapeake high school in anne arundel county. police responded to reports of a bo
. >> the city of baltimore continues to deal with water main break. i am hive with reports on what -- i am live with reports on what you need to know to get around the problem. >> a sailor sentenced. he learns his fate today. and on the run, a murder suspect reportedly tries to flee with a parked passenger jet and things go from bad to worst. first, staying cool. it's going to be the name of the game again. brace yourself for another scorcher for the 5th time this summer. we hit 100 degrees yesterday and we are expected to be well above the # 0s today. -- 90s today. good morning it's wednesday thanks for joining us i am megan prinko charley live but mike masco joins us. -- pringle, charlee live but mike masco joins us today. >> if we end and continue the stretch, we will be the hottest. let's talk weather and about yesterday. we hit 100. right now it's 81 degrees. not much of a drop in the temperatures to the overnight and we are continuing to see the temperatures that will soar this afternoon. let's look at temperatures right now. 81 degrees and we have been talking heat indexes and dew point
. >> and this tree snapped off at the base just like many more like it around the city of baltimore. i am charley crowson live with continued cleanup effort. what he down here? walk all gone. good morning maryland continues in a moment. >> good morning. i am mike masco. chesapeake beach nice. the heat and humidity and more storms are in the forecast. full whrr pho -- full weather forecast coming up next. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to keep from driving all over for the best deals. you don't need to run around. safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. this week, the farm comes to you. fresh sweet corn is an amazing 6 for a buck. deer park water is just $3.33 a case. and honey bunches of oats just $1.88 a box. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. [ horn honks ] ♪ oh, those were the best of days ♪ ♪ i still feel the summer rays ♪ that graced our backs as we went down the lane ♪ [ horn honks ] [ male announcer ] when your car is more than just a car to you, the right insurance matters. are y
. >> there needs to be art and music in every school in baltimore city. not only that, everybody doesn't have a space to do this after school thing and -- the doors need to stay hope in the school schools. >> not every school is open late and many don't have art or music as a regular part of the day. some have limited classes, others have nonef. you can draw like this, being creative is a big deal. >> art is anything that expresses just who you are, what do you do. anything. everything. they need more but ain't have it. >> reporter: programs like this fill the art gap that many schools can't fill because of funding. money from gamblelling is supposed to help as the state thinks about what to do with it in maryland people here want good art and creative kids. you need to start by growing creatist. >> social studies, art, just -- more field trips when i was going to school i went on trips. you know places. to learn more. more things, just engage them more. give them a life as far as more experience. >> reporter: if you really want to see what the art dear sir do to children and what helps th
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